RDF resources

A range of materials have been developed to illustrate the Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) and to support those who use it.

Browse a list of all RDF resources and publications in this section.

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How to use the RDF

How to use the RDF

Vitae briefings on using the RDF covering a variety of perspectives.

Find briefings for postgrads, research staff, PIs and supervisors, researcher developers, HR specialists, career specialists, senior managers, employers and funders.

Mapping development resources to the RDF

A series of RDF images can be downloaded from our RDF section.

Resources based on the RDF

Resources based on the RDF

We have developed a series of lenses on the RDF in conjunction with expert partner organisations. Latest: Knowledge exchange lens

Our online application for researchers, the RDF Planner is an easy-to-use way to plan and keep track of professional development.

RDF development cards are hard copy training resources designed to support researchers with identifying their skills and planning their professional development